Today’s media marketplaces are becoming less of a marketplace for news and entertainment and more of a tool for political and economic interests.
They offer a platform for political actors, as well as for media entities that provide content to the public, to be bought and sold for cash.
In the past, the media had a much more diverse range of interests and perspectives.
Today, these interests are often aligned with those of a select few.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from the US, where a new generation of media moguls has emerged from the wreckage of the 2016 presidential election.